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Daily TTRPG Blog Posts – Monday, 13 November 2023

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Imaginary Roller Coasters

A Knight at the Opera – Mon, 13 November, 05:41 AM

Long ago, a theorist named Wolfgang Iser writing on the subject of literary anthropology came up with a concept that's very valuable in game design: the distinction between free play and instrumental play. It's how you answer the question "why are you doing the thing you're doing?" during play. When... read more.

Death by Misadventure

GROGNARDIA – Mon, 13 November, 05:00 AM

Barrett's Raiders, the Twilight: 2000 campaign I am currently refereeing, is just a little shy of two years old, our first session having been December 6, 2021. Like my House of Worms Empire of the Petal Throne campaign, now in the middle of its ninth year, we play more or less weekly. That's possib... read more.

Felltower Game pre-summary

Dungeon Fantastic – Mon, 13 November, 12:38 AM

Today we delved! We had a shorter session, because of a hard stop because of a family event for a chunk of our players. - the PCs fought the gnolls, scaring half off with Panic and killing the rest - they walled off the approaches, looted, and ran - they searched a section of level 2 long left a... read more.

IFAQ: Hearing Aids, Smugglers, and Dreamlily

Keith Baker’s Blog – Mon, 13 November, 12:20 AM

Every month I answer questions posed by my patrons on my Patreon site. Here’s a few that have come up this month… What options does Eberron provide for people who are deaf or hard of hearing? Are there magical hearing … Continue reading →... read more.

d100 - Benevolent Blessings & Gainful Growth

d4 Caltrops – Sun, 12 November, 11:17 PM

Serving as a bit of an “opposite” to my Magical Mishaps & Calamitous Curses table, the following entries are geared more toward those “good things” that can befall or be bestowed upon a Character. Some games even completely eschew conventional “Level Based” advancement for these types of boons acqu... read more.

Miserth Keep – Upper Levels

Dyson's Dodecahedron – Sun, 12 November, 08:47 PM

Miserth Keep – Upper Levels (300 dpi, no commercial license) Home to Lord and Lady Miserth, Miserth Keep is slightly less unpleasant on the upper levels of the keep proper – but still contends with narrow windows, cold stone construction, and a lack of real space for the family and retainers. The ... read more.

The Doomed Food at the All Swans Night Market

Pelgrane Press Ltd – Sun, 12 November, 07:45 PM

by Emily Dresner This article appeared in the Eversink Daily News, in the lower right-hand corner, Page 6.   The Doomed Food at the All Swans Night Market Written by: Vivaldo “Viv” Sozio, Food Critic All Swans Week. Those five days, the Eversink religious make their way to Temple Market and liste... read more.

Bastions in the Narrative

Brandes Stoddard – Sun, 12 November, 02:21 PM

I haven’t had a chance to write my UA breakdown article on the Bastions and Cantrips packet for Tribality yet, but today I’m makin’ gravy without the lumps! This is content that should be fun even if you’re not using whatever comes from the Bastion rules in the end. I want to help you tighten the na... read more.

The End of Everything Pits D&D Heroes Against Cthulhu Mythos Villains

EN World Tabletop RPG News & Reviews – Sun, 12 November, 11:17 AM

The Cthulhu Mythos and Dungeons & Dragons have a strange relationship. Entities of the Mythos appeared in the first Deities & Demigods only to be struck from later printings due to complications from a licensing agreement. Call of Cthulhu is one of the grand old dames of role playing games lurki... read more.

Combat Light, Adventure Bright: Mastering D&D the Nerdarchy Way 🐉✨

Nerdarchy – Sun, 12 November, 11:09 AM

Hey there, fellow adventurers! Are you ready to dive into a world where your imagination leads the way? Welcome to the Nerdarcy blog, where today we’re talking all things D&D (Dungeons and Dragons) – the king of TTRPGs (Tabletop Role-Playing Games)! If you’re a fan...... read more.

Strange Stars Sessions + More Smart Gun Ideas + a Megatraveller Review

Elfmaids & Octopi – Sun, 12 November, 08:09 AM

Chatting with one of my favorite readers JD Davis in comments inspired this so thanks - input actually is super useful and makes writing stuff a bit more meaningful.Megatraveller ReviewAlso campaign has grown well and im using stuff im making for it here lots.I recently got a drive-through POD of a ... read more.

Freebies, Sales, and Charity Bundles for November 12, 2023

EN World Tabletop RPG News & Reviews – Sun, 12 November, 04:02 AM

DnD, Pathfinder, Traveller, OSR, Coyote and Crow, DCC, Kobold Press, and more!... read more.

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